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JULIE AND THOMAS KERNAN PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Aubry, Octave
Date: 7/5/33

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from author Octave Aubry to JKK, dated 7/5/33 (in French).

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Borgeroff, Cornelia
Datespan: 10/6/65-11/4/77

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between JKK and Cornelia ("Nini") Borgeroff (spelling also, "Borjerhoff') friend and secretary of Raissa and Jacques Maritain. Primarily concerns research for JKK's memoir of her association with the Maritains.

@ 2 ALS (5/7/74, 2/17/75), 1 ACS (5/24/74), 1 TLS (11/4/77) from Borgeroff to JKK.

@ 3 TL carbons from JKK.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Chouen, Edmond
Datespan: 07/19/70-8/9/87

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS and 1 ALS fragment from Edmond Chouen to JKK (in French). Typed translations for each letter are included by JKK's friend Margaret O'Connor. Chouen appears to have been employed by TDK in Paris.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Claudel, Paul
Date: 7/15/31

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 TLS, dated 7/15/31 (in French) from writer, poet, and diplomat Paul Claudel to Paul Morand, recommending a proposal by JKK to found a "French Books Club" in the U.S.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Cloudman, Doe
Datespan: 2/14/85-1/23/88

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS copies of form letters sent by Doe Cloudman to friends and family, including JKK, re the Cloudman family and death of Ruth Cloudman. Includes 2 ALS to JKK, dated 4/28/87 and 1/23/88.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Cloudman, Harry 1. 1982
Date: 11/6/82

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS from friend Harry Cloudman to JKK. Xeroxed clippings enclosed.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Cloudman, Harry 2. 1983
Datespan: 3/3/83-5/24/83

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS, 1 ACS from Harry Cloudman to JKK. Includes AL letter draft by JKK. Not dated, but referring to the news from Cloudman in preceding letters.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Cloudman, Harry 3. 1984
Datespan: 1/27/84-8/17/84

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS, 2 ACS from Harry Cloudman to JKK.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Cloudman, Harry 4. 1985
Datespan: 3/22/85-10/20/85

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 ALS, 3 ACS from Harry Cloudman to JKK.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Cloudman, Harry 5. 1986
Date: 4/6/86

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS and 1 ACS undated from Harry Cloudman to JKK. Magazine clipping enclosed.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Cloudman, Ruth
Date: 6/19/84

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ACS from Ruth Cloudman to JKK, dated 6/19/84 and one undated.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Dimnet, Ernest
Date: 12/6/45

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ACS, dated 12/6/45, from Ernest Dimnet to JKK: a short greeting and thank you note.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Fumet, Stanislas
Date: 8/26/73

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS dated 8/12/73 (in French) from Stanislas Fumet to JKK re research for her memoir on Jacques Maritain. Includes autograph transcription of the letter by JKK, as well as an AL draft from JKK to Fumet.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Gheon, Henri
Datespan: 8/23/38-9/5/38

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS (8/28/38), 1 ACS (9/5/38), from poet and playwright Henri Gheon to JKK re. the former's prospective visit to New York, hoping to see JKK (in French).

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Grunelius, Antoinette
Datespan: 12/12/60-11/6/75

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS to JKK and TDK from Antoinette Grunelius, longtime friend of Jacques and Raissa Maritain. Includes 2 ALS from Schlumberger (sp?) Grunelius to JKK re her memoir, "Our Friend Jacques Maritain." Also contains TLS from TDK to JKK re Mme. Grunelius and the Maritains; and AL draft from JKK to Mme. Grunelius.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Hoguet, Louise and Robert
Datespan: 6/22/43-12/9/62

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Louise Hoguet to JKK re the latter's translation work. Includes 1 telegram from Hoguet to JKK. Also newsclipping obituary for Robert L. Hoguet (husband).

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Iswolsky, Helen
Datespan: 4/2/74-2/14/75

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 TLS, 1 ALS to JKK from Helen Iswolsky, writer and friend of the Maritains. Primarily concerning information on the Maritains for JKK's book, "Our Friend Jacques Maritain."

@ Includes reprint of an article by Iswolsky entitled, "New Saints for Russia, " (Journal of Ecumencial Studies, vol.8, no.1, 1971).

@ Also includes dustjacket for Iswolsky's book, "Light before Dusk - Recollections" (Longmans).

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Kenedy, Thomas B.
Date: 4/1/74

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 TLS from Thomas B. Kenedy to JKK.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Knight, Mary Lamar
Datespan: 9/5/73-9/7/73

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to JK from writer Mary Lamar Knight (married to Felton McConnell). Includes newsclipping announcing the marriage.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Lane, Thomas C.
Datespan: 4/25/83-10/2/83

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS, 1 TLS to JKK from writer Thomas C. Lane, re an anthology of Shaggy Dog stories he was organizing.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Lavery, Emmet
Datespan: 2/13/75-4/2/75

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS (3/14/75, 4/2/75), 1 ALS (2/13/75) from Emmet Lavery to JKK. Includes 1 TL carbon from JKK. Re JKK's book, "Our Friend Jacques Maritain."

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Lowndes, Marie Belloc
Datespan: 12/13/38-11/15/47

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS (12/13/38) from novelist Marie Belloc Lowndes to JKK. Mentions the marriage of her daughter Susan. Includes original and copy of Lownde's obituary and the marriage notice.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Marques, Susan Lowndes
Datespan: 7/23/70-2/16/85

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS, 1 TLS to JKK from Susan Lowndes Marques daughter of Marie Belloc Lowndes. Includes wedding invitation for the marriage of her own daughter. Also encloses xeroxed extracts from "Gwen John 1876-1939" by Susan Chitty (1981) re Vera Oumansoff.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Mauriac, Francois
Datespan: 3/22/32-3/7/37

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS, dated 3/22/32 (in French) to JKK from Mauriac. Includes newsclipping entitled, "Francois Mauriac's Life of Jesus" (New York Times Book Review, 3/7/37).

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Maurois, Andre
Datespan: 12/15/44-2/28/45

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, dated, 2/28/45, from Maurois to TDK, responding to TL carbon from TDK written via JKK (included). Re Maurois' reputation during and following World War II.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Mercier, Cardinal Desire Joseph
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains signature of Desire Joseph Cardinal Mercier.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Nef, John U.
Datespan: 1/5/75-2/10/75

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS (1/10/75 and 2/10/75) to JKK from John Nef. Includes 3 TL carbons from JKK. Primarily about JKK's book, "Our Friend Jacques Maritain."

Box: 1 Fold: 28 Paul VI, Pope
Datespan: 7/8/50-6/21/75

DESCRIPTION: Contains thank you message written on the behalf of Pope Paul VI to TDK for sending his novel, "Now with the Morning Star" (1945).

@ Includes TLS written on behalf of the Pope to thank JKK for sending a copy of her book, "Our Friend Jacques Maritain."

@ Also includes 2 newsclippings re Pope Paul VI.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 Sauvage, George M., C.S.C.
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from George M. Sauvage, C.S.C., to "Miss Mary," probably Mary Margour Kernan, TDK's aunt. Includes newsclipping about Reverend Sauvage during World War I.

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Yoxall, Harry
Datespan: 7/15/40-8/20/65

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 TLS, dated 8/20/65 from Yoxall, managing director of British "Vogue," to TDK, enclosing correspondence by "Vogue" associates Iva S.V. Patcevitch and Lucien Vogel. Itemization follows -

@ Kernan, Thomas D. - to Conde Nast, TLS carbon, 7/17/40 giving translated excerpts of correspondence by Lucien Vogel concerning his evacuation from France and the state of affairs at "Vogue."

@ - to Nast, TLS, 7/19/40 carbon, detailing the state of affairs at "Vogue."

@ Vogel, Lucien - to Yoxall, 1 ALS, 2 pp., 7/15/40 (in French).

- to Patcevitch, 2 TL carbons, 2/14/45 and 2/26/45, 9 pp. total (in French). Concerns business matters at "Vogue."

@ Patcevitch, Iva S.V. - to Yoxall, TLS, 3 pp., 9/11/40, re "Vogue" and evacuation from France.

@ - to Conde Nast, ANS, 9/12/40. Attached with TL carbon memo, 4 pp., 9/11/40, transcribing a discussion between Patcevitch and Lazeroff, former editor of "Paris-Soir." Topic concerns the publication and distribution of magazines and other printed media during the German occupation of France.

@ - to Michel de Brunhoff, editor of the French "Vogue." 2 TL carbons, 10/5/44 and 10/6/44, 5 pp. total. Reporting on the state of "Vogue" since Nast's death and the election of Patcevitch as successor.

@ Includes obituary newsclipping for Yoxall.



Box: 1 Fold: 31 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 12/23/38-1/15/40
Datespan: 12/23/38-1/15/40

DESCRIPTION: Contains ACS postcard from Maritain, dated 12/23/38, thanking JKK for a "soiree...tout a fait charmante."

@ Telegram dated 1/15/40, notifying JKK about his arrival in New York for a visit.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 11/18/42
Date: 11/18/42

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, 11/18/42, in which Maritain sends reassurances vis a vis TDK's internment at Lourdes.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 2/10/45
Date: 2/10/45

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, dated 2/10/45, in which Maritain sends regrets that he cannot write the preface to the French edition of TDK's book, "Now with the Morning Star," published as "Etoile du Matin" in translation by Simone Maurois (Editions de la Maison Francaise, Inc., 1945; R. Juliard, 1946).

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 11/13/49
Date: 11/13/49

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, dated 11/13/49, inviting JKK to visit the Maritains at Princeton "pour inaugurer notre maison."



Box: 1 Fold: 35 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 2/5/50 & 4/24/50
Datespan: 2/5/50-4/24/50

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS -

@ 2/5/50 - Maritain expresses condolences to JKK for her falling out with publisher Longmans and Green.

@ 4/24/50 - Thanks JKK for her letters. Reports that Raissa is ill with the shingles.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 5/30/55
Date: 5/30/55

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS dated 5/30/55, a farewell letter to JKK from aboard ship enroute to France.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 1/3/60
Date: 1/3/60

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, dated 1/3/60 - Reports death of Vera [Maritain] Oumansoff.



Box: 1 Fold: 38 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 1/2/61-10/16/61
Datespan: 1/2/61-10/16/61

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS:

@ 1/2/61 - Short note expressing hope that he will be able to meet with JKK.

@ 10/16/61 - Brief note to send "deux mementos de Raissa et de Vera" that he wished to give to JKK.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 10/24/62
Date: 10/24/62

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, dated 10/24/62, thanking JKK for her kind letter. Mentions Raissa's journal (later published in 1974 by Magi Books as "Raissa's Journal" presented by Maritain with a preface by Rene Voillaume).

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 9/27/63
Date: 9/27/63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, dated 9/27/63, referring to his declining health and inability to spend much time on other than indispensable business.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 6/2/64
Date: 6/2/64

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, dated 6/2/64, thanking JKK for her correspondence and again referring to his ill health.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - 5/21/69
Date: 5/21/69

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, dated 5/21/69. Refers to sending a copy of Raissa's journal (first published in France).

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Maritain, Jacques to Julie Kernan - Undated
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ACS (Christmas cards), and 1 TC.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Maritain, Jacques to Thomas Kernan
Datespan: 5/10/41-9/17/60

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS:

@ 5/10/41 - Thanks TDK profoundly for an article he wrote.

@ 9/17/60 - Thanks TDK and JKK for their well wishes during Raissa's last illness.

Box: 1 Fold: 45 Maritain, Raissa to Julie Kernan
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains ACS (Christmas card) and small signed calling card, both undated.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 Maritain, Raissa - "Divine Ways...Work of Saint Thomas Aquinas"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs of a translation from Latin by Raissa Maritain and Margaret Sumner, entitled, The Divine Ways - A Little Work of Saint Thomas Aquinas." Published in 1942 by the Basilian Press.

Box: 1 Fold: 47 Maritain - Correspondence About
Date: 6/3/32

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to JKK inviting JKK to dinner with Jacques Maritain.

Box: 1 Fold: 48 "Jacques Maritain" by Prince Wladimir Ghika
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains news article by Prince Wladimir Ghika entitled, "Les Questions Actuelles" et Chronique de la Press" Jacques Maritain.

Box: 1 Fold: 49 Kernan, Julie - Translation "Jacques Maritain" (Ghika)
Date: 10/18/82

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs translation by JKK of news article by Prince Wladimir Ghika on Jacques Maritain (see previous folder, 1:48), 11 pp. Includes TLS from Anthony O. Simon, secretary of the AMA.

Box: 1 Fold: 50 "Maritain's Moral and Political Philosophy"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs copy of and address delivered by Roberto Papini, secretary general of the Jacques Maritain International Institute, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Maritain's birth. Entitled, "Maritain's Moral and Political Philosophy," 11 pp.

Box: 1 Fold: 51 "Jacques Maritain" Pope Paul VI
Date: 5/20/73

DESCRIPTION: Contains an issue of La Documentation Catholique, numero 1632, in which Pope Paul VI is cited in an address about Jacques Maritain upon his death in April 1973 (p. 457).

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